Diary January 6, 1918

Turk Arab cavalry
Turk Arab cavalry on the march.
World War One Diary for Sunday, January 6, 1918:

Middle East

Heiaz Railway: Nasir’s 300 Arabs with 1 gun capture Jurf-ed­-Derawish Station with over 200 Turks 30 miles north of Maan (Maulud’s Arabs advance near on January 7).

Eastern Front

Germany recognizes Finland’s independence.

Secret War

Russia: British Major Banting reports ‘On all sides German agents are appearing … buying up existing stocks’.

Home Fronts

Russia: Lenin takes Finland holiday until January 11.
Austria: Czech Prague Convention demands sovereign state.

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